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Dr. Susan Swayze

Dr. Swayze is an applied researcher and is experienced at managing complex research projects.  She has conducted quantitative and qualitative research studies for diverse organizations ranging from academic institutions, government agencies to corporations.  As an assistant professor at The George Washington (GW) University’s Graduate School of Education and Human Development, Dr. Swayze teaches both quantitative and qualitative research methods and statistical analysis courses.  She has received multiple nominations from current students and alumni for Service Excellence awards because of her teaching.  Dr. Swayze excels at deconstructing difficult concepts into understandable parts.  She develops curricula for both traditional and online delivery.  Additionally, Dr. Swayze serves as the research methodologist on both quantitative and qualitative dissertations.  Her knowledge of theory, design, and analysis in both quantitative and qualitative research combined with her extensive experience in conducting applied research make her uniquely qualified to guide student research.  Dr. Swayze’s graduate education includes a Ph.D. in Education from the University of California, Los Angeles and an M.B.A. from Duke University. 

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